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A Matter of Balance - Managing Concerns About Falling

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Rochambeau Library - Community RoomRoom
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
708 Hope Street
Providence, RI 02906

Are you concerned about falling?


Practical Strategies to Manage Falls


Who should attend?

The program is designed to benefit older adults who:

Are concerned about falls
Have sustained falls in the past
Restrict activities because of concerns about falling
Are interested in improving flexibility, balance and strength
Are age 60 or older, community-dwelling and able to problem solve

What do participants learn?

The program enables participants to achieve significant goals. They gain confidence by learning to:

View falls as controllable
Set goals for increasing activity
Make changes to reduce fall risk at home
Exercise to increase strength and balance

Space is limited! Please register by April 22th.

There will be 8 two-hour sessions for a small group of 8-12 participants led by a trained facilitator. The FREE classes at Rochambeau will take place Tuesdays, 1-3 pm, April 23-June 11.


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Workshops are offered for free by the Own Your Health Collaborative in partnership with Federal Hill House, Rhode Island Parent Information Network, RI Department of Health and The RI Geriatric Education Center at URI.
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